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The Startup Equation: A Visual Guidebook to Building Your Startup by Ja-Nae Duane, Steve Fisher

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CHAPTER 2

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

—Chinese Proverb

The Rise of the Startup Economy

THE NEW STARTUP ECONOMY

Startups are at the heart of our world and are the driving force of our local economic development. The town you live in was a startup at some point. So was every company and organization you come into contact with in your daily life. You can easily find yourself within the startup economy as a customer, a partner, a service provider, and especially as an entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur you are not only growing your business but you are affecting your community.

A TALE OF TWO CITIES: SAVANNAH AND BOULDER

Savannah: A Story of Emergence

Savannah, Georgia, has a growing entrepreneurial community, ...

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